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NEP’s remote solution for Aurora, North One and Extreme E survives Saudi Arabian desert

NEP Group has worked with Extreme E and host broadcaster Aurora Media Worldwide and North One, to create a cutting edge, sustainable broadcast solution that earlier this month brought the first Extreme E race held in AlUla, Saudi Arabia, into homes in 180 countries around the globe. Designed to mirror Extreme E’s goals of marrying […]  More

French Tennis Federation opens tender for audio-visual rights to Roland-Garros

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has announced an invitation to tender (ITT) for the audio-visual rights for the Roland-Garros tournament in more than 50 European countries. Candidates are invited to submit bids for four editions (2022-2025) and five editions (2022-2026) of the tournament. The tournament currently benefits from extensive coverage in Europe thanks to airtime […]  More

Rugby League goes remote at EMG UK’s ViBox-led Stream ROC

There’s been a lot of interest in remote production and the promise it offers for wider coverage of sport. That potential is being fulfilled with the launch of a ‘Stream Gallery’ at EMG UK in High Wycombe. Unlike the other four remote galleries in operation by the company, this addition to the EMG UK ROC […]  More

SVG Europe Women Virtual announces full line up of speakers for Directors on directing: Remote production

SVG Europe Women Virtual is pleased to announce its upcoming event, Directors on directing: Remote production, taking place on 21 April at 10am (UK time). In an informative, entertaining and educational discussion, female sports broadcasting directors from a variety of backgrounds will gather to talk about the changes in their roles over the last 12 months. The […]  More

Virtual world reality: Chasing the sustainability dream with the RCCO World eX Championship

The RCCO World eX Championship, a new sustainability-led esports racing series, is gearing up for the third race of its inaugural season which is bringing together a trifecta of esports, sustainability and real-world innovation. The series is a blend of esports, hybrid real world and virtual world action, including climate change awareness and education, underpinned […]  More

NEP’s Brian Clark discusses how Gray’s Inn Road production centre offers flexibility and innovation

When NEP Group opened a new production centre at London’s famed Gray’s Inn Road (a 15-minute walk south from St. Pancras Station) it was the culmination of a planning effort that began more than two years ago, was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and ultimately gives NEP Group another value proposition in its line of […]  More

Football Summit: Speakers from Sky, Sunset+Vine, ELEVEN and DFL added to the content programme

The content programme for SVG Europe’s Football Summit (21 April 2021, online), sponsored by EVS, has been embellished with the addition of speakers from Sky Sports, Sky Germany, Sunset+Vine, ELEVEN and DFL Digital Sports. Hosted by football presenter and reporter Natalie Quirk, Football Summit will cover several key football broadcasting-related topics, including fan engagement and […]  More

Tech focus: Augmented crowd sound, Part 2 — A look at two specialised PA systems

The PA systems used for augmented crowd sound are becoming their own subcategory within the venue-sound sector. They have their own particular acoustical exigencies — aiming a speaker capable of outputting 102 dB directly at a highly reflective surface like a basketball court flies in the face of everything taught in Acoustics 101 — and […]  More

Tech focus: Augmented crowd sound, Part 1 — A category of dedicated sound systems is born

Created last year in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the new category of augmented crowd sound has spawned new ways of putting that sound into sports arenas and stadiums that require virtual crowd noise. New sound systems have to be able to propagate specific sounds — which can cover particular areas of the frequency spectrum […]  More